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Long Marriage

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ISBN-10: 0393324370

ISBN-13: 9780393324372

Edition: 2003

Authors: Maxine Kumin

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Maxine Kumin's 12th volume of poetry, the first since 'Inside the Halo', addresses such themes as loyalty, longevity and recovery along with poems addressing the eminent dead: Wordsworth, Gorki, Rukeyser and others.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/17/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English

Maxine Kumin was born in Philadelphia in 1925. She received a BA and a MA from Radcliffe College. In the 1950s, she enrolled in a poetry writing course at the Boston Center for Adult Education. The course led to the publication of poems in Harper's and The New Yorker. Her first collection of poems, Halfway, was published in 1961. Her other poetry collections include Where I Live: New and Selected Poems 1990-2010, Still to Mow, and And Short the Season. She received several awards including the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Robert Frost Medal, and the Pulitzer Prize for Up Country: Poems of New England. She also wrote four novels, short stories, a memoir entitled Inside the Halo and Beyond:…    

Skinnydipping with William Wordsworth
Thinking of Gorki While Clearing a Trail
Imagining Marianne Moore in the Butterfly Garden
The Greenhouse Effect
Mother of Everyone
Rilke Revisited
Pantoum, with Swan
Hard Frost: On a Line by Hopkins
Why There Will Always Be Thistle
The Politics of Bindweed
The Brown Mountain
The Potato Sermon
The Exchange
Highway Hypothesis
Calling Out of Grays Point
Opening the Doors of Perception in Grays Point
8 A.M. in Grays Point
Afoot in Grays Point
My Life
Ghazal: On the Table
Wagons
The Woman Who Moans
Grady, Who Lost a Leg in Korea, Addresses Me in the Rehab Gym
Grand Canyon
William Remembers the Outbreak of Civil War
Identifying the Disappeared
Bringing Down the Birds
Soldiers
Capital Punishment
Want
The Long Marriage
Keeping in Touch
Hark, Hark
The Joy of Cooking, 1931
Wood
Domesticity
John Green Takes His Warner, New Hampshire, Neighbor to a Red Sox Game
Lying in Bed Away from Home
A Place by the Sea
Flying
Giving Birth
A Game of Nettles
The Collection
The Angel
The Ancient Lady Poets
Three Dreams After a Suicide
Oblivion
Acknowledgments